Skip to main content
View All Vacancies

Programme Administration Manager

Student & Education Services

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £32,348 to £39,745
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Wednesday 17 August 2022
Reference:  1918422GX

Interview Date: 6 or 7 September 2022

We have an immediate and exciting opportunity to be part of our team in the division of Student and Education Services at the University of Southampton. Student and Education Services is responsible for the delivery of all elements of the student experience in relation to student administration, support and co and extra-curricular student-facing provision at the University. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the team as we seek to achieve our ambition to provide a best-in-class student experience aligned to our new University strategy.   

As Programme Administration Manager, you will provide operational oversight to our faculty embedded Educational Administration services for our UG and PGT student community. You will line manage a team who provide comprehensive end-to-end administrative support to an assigned programme portfolio, ensuring a high-quality and seamless experience for both our students and academic staff. This specific role will support our Business School  programmes. 

Examples of roles and responsibilities that your team deliver include: 

  • Acting as a point of contact for all taught students, staff and visitors, advising on a wide range of matters to support a positive student experience
  • Local implementation of policy, processes and procedures for education with your respective Faculty 
  • Undertaking a number of administrative duties related to programme administration to ensure the service adheres to the policies, processes and procedures of the University, Quality Assurance (QA) and Codes of Practice.
  • Provide a broad range of support and administrative services across all taught programmes including but not limited to marks entry, timetabling, and examinations to ensure the service is promoting a positive student experience.
  • Provide administrative support to relevant committees, including Boards of Examiners, ensuring they are serviced and aligned with the University’s Code of Practice.

The ideal candidate will have experience within programme administration, capable of managing and motivating a team of staff and embracing and enabling change. You will need to be organised, enjoy working at pace with a deadline sensitive workload and be comfortable with complexity and uncertainty. You must be committed to developing relationships with academic colleagues and have effective team working, communication and interpersonal skills.  

We also have another exciting opportunity for four Senior Programme Administrators to join our team. More information on this vacancy can be found here: 1919222GX Senior Programme Administrator - Recruitment at the University of Southampton (

For more information and an informal chat please email Zoe Heathcote at



Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sam Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 2380 592750 or email  Please quote reference 1918422GX on all correspondence. 

Email details to a friend
Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

Existing Account / Staff Member

Do you have an existing account, or are you a member of staff?

New User

For new applicants, please register for an account

Mindful Employer Disability Confident Leader HR Excellence In Research Stonewall Diversity Champion Race Charter - Race Equality Charter Working Towards Athena Swan Silver Award - University of Southampton Committed Member of Inclusive Employers Technician Commitment